Public Health

Art Film Literature Theater


Neel, Alice     Well Baby Clinic
Potter, P. & Drotman, D.P., eds.     Emerging Infectious Diseases cover art
Rivera, Diego     Vaccination
Salgado, Sebastiao     An Uncertain Grace


    And the Band Played On
    Bethune: The Making of a Hero
    The Bridge
    Bringing Out the Dead
    The Citadel
    Death in the Seine
    An Early Frost
    The Horseman on the Roof (Le Hussard Sur le Toit)
    Kandahar-Journey into the Heart of Afghanistan
    Miss Evers' Boys
    Mother Superior
    The Motorcycle Diaries
    Osmosis Jones
    The Plague
    Super Size Me
    The Syringa Tree
    The Third Man
    Wanted! Doctor on Horseback


Anderson, Laurie Halse     Fever 1793
Aronson, Louise     A History of the Present Illness
Baiev, Khassan     The Oath
Balzac, Honore de     The Country Doctor
Barrett, Andrea     Ship Fever
Barry, John M.     The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History
Bentley, James     Albert Schweitzer. The Enigma
Bewell, Alan     Romanticism and Colonial Disease
Bovard, Wendy L.     Why Not Me? The Story of Gladys Milton, Midwife
Brink, Andre     The Wall of the Plague
Brock, Pope     Charlatan: America's Most Dangerous Huckster, the Man Who Pursued Him, and the Age of Flimflam
Brooks, Geraldine     Year of Wonders
Brown, Rebecca     The Gifts of the Body
Bulgakov, Mikhail     The Speckled Rash
Butler, Susan Woldenberg     Black Bag Moon
Callow, Phillip     Chekhov: The Hidden Ground
Carmichael, A. G. & Ratzan, Richard M., eds.     Medicine: A Treasury of Art and Literature
Carrell, Jennifer Lee     The Speckled Monster: A Historical Tale of Battling Smallpox
Chekhov, Anton P.     Excellent People
    The House with an Attic
    A Journey to Sakhalin
    On Official Business
    Perpetuum Mobile
    The Selected Letters of Anton Chekhov
Chisholm, Brock     Can People Learn to Learn?: How to Know Each Other
Cohen, Matt     The Spanish Doctor
Coles, Robert     Lives of Moral Leadership
Connelly, Joe     Bringing Out the Dead
Coope, John     Doctor Chekhov: A Study in Literature and Medicine
Cronin, A. J. (Archibald Joseph)     The Citadel
Dans, Peter E.     Doctors in the Movies: Boil the Water and Just Say Aah
Dickens, Charles     A Curious Dance Round a Curious Tree
Duffin, Jacalyn     History of Medicine: A Scandalously Short Introduction
    Langstaff: A Nineteenth-Century Medical Life
Edwards, Laurie     In the Kingdom of the Sick: A Social History of Chronic Illness in America
Faust, Drew Gilpin     This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War
Federspiel, J. F.     The Ballad of Typhoid Mary
Feldshuh, David     Miss Evers' Boys
Fink, Sheri     Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
FitzGerald, James     What Disturbs Our Blood: A Son's Attempt to Redeem the Past
Foucault, Michel     Madness and Civilization: A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason
Friedland, Gerald W. Friedman, Meyer     Medicine's 10 Greatest Discoveries
Furst, L. R., ed.     Medical Progress and Social Reality: A Reader in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Medicine
Gawande, Atul     Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance
Goldberg, Myla     Wickett's Remedy
Gordon, Richard     The Alarming History of Medicine: Amusing Anecdotes from Hippocrates to Heart Transplants
Grant, Cynthia     The White Horse
Grim, Pamela     Just Here Trying to Save a Few Lives: Tales of Life and Death from the ER
Gross, Alan G.     Communicating Science: The Scientific Article from the 17th Century to the Present
Gross, P., & Guernsey, D., eds.     Pulse: The First Year
Haddad, A. M. & Brown, K. H., eds.     The Arduous Touch: Women's Voices in Health Care
Haddix, Margaret Peterson     Running Out of Time
Hansen, Bert     Picturing Medical Progress from Pasteur to Polio: A History of Mass Media Images and Popular Attitudes in America
Harr, Jonathan     A Civil Action
Hawkins, Anne Hunsaker     A Small, Good Thing: Stories of Children with HIV and Those Who Care for Them
Healy, Margaret     Fictions of Disease in Early Modern England: Bodies, Plagues and Politics
Heaney, Seamus     Chekhov on Sakhalin
Hemingway, Ernest     A Natural History of the Dead
Hill, Kathleen     Still Waters in Niger
Hirshbein, Laura D.     American Melancholy: Constructions of Depression in the Twentieth Century
Hirshhorn, Norbert     A Cracked River
Holman, Sheri     The Dress Lodger
Hyde, Catherine Ryan     Becoming Chloe
Ibsen, Henrik     An Enemy of the People
Johnson, Steven     The Ghost Map
Kaplan, Jonathan     The Dressing Station: A Surgeon's Chronicle of War and Medicine
Keane, Mary Beth     Fever
Kidder, Tracy     Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World
Kingsolver, Barbara     Animal Dreams
Kneale, Matthew     Sweet Thames
Laffitte, Sophie     Chekhov: 1860 - 1904
Le Carré, John     The Constant Gardener
Levi, Carlo     Christ Stopped at Eboli
Lewis, Richard     The Killing Sea
Lewis, Sinclair     Arrowsmith
Lifton, Robert J.     Sterilization and the Nazi Biomedical Vision
Lynn, Tracy     Rx
Malcolm, Janet     Reading Chekhov: A Critical Journey
Mamet, David     Oleanna
Marchetto, Marisa Acocella     Cancer Vixen
Mason, Daniel     The Piano Tuner
Masson, Veneta     Clinician's Guide to the Soul
    Rehab at the Florida Avenue Grill
Maugham, W. (William) Somerset     The Painted Veil
Maxwell, William     They Came Like Swallows
McConkey, James     To a Distant Island
Miller-Lachmann, Lyn     Dirt Cheap
Milton, Gladys     Why Not Me? The Story of Gladys Milton, Midwife
Montross, Christine     Body of Work: Meditations on Mortality from the Human Anatomy Lab
Moraga, Cherríe L.     Heroes and Saints
More, Ellen S.     Restoring the Balance: Women Physicians and the Profession of Medicine,1850-1995
Mowry, Jess     Babylon Boyz
Mukherjee, Siddhartha     The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
Mullan, F., Ficklen, E. & Rubin, K., eds.     Narrative Matters: The Power of the Personal Essay in Health Policy
Mullen, Thomas     The Last Town on Earth
Munthe, Axel Martin Fredrik     The Story of San Michele
Myers, K. R. & Schweizer, H., eds.     The Patient
Neumayr, Anton     Music and Medicine: Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert
Newth, Mette     The Dark Light
Novakovich, Josip     Bruno
Nuland, Sherwin B.     The Doctors' Plague: Germs, Childbed Fever, and the Strange Story of Ign├íc Semmelweis
O'Nan, Stewart     A Prayer for the Dying
Oatley, Keith     A Natural History: A Novel
Oliveira, Robin     My Name is Mary Sutter
Oshinsky, David M.     Polio: An American Story
Ott, Katherine     Fevered Lives: Tuberculosis in American Culture Since 1870
Pennie, Ross     Tainted
    Up in Smoke
Percy, Walker     The Thanatos Syndrome
Pereira, Peter     Saying the World
Piercy, Marge     The Long Death
Pollan, Michael     The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
Potter, P. & Drotman, D.P., eds.     Another Dimension
Powers, Richard     Gain
Preston, Richard     The Cobra Event
    Demon in the Freezer
Pritchett, V. S. (Victor Sawdon)     Chekhov. A Spirit Set Free
Querry, Ron     Bad Medicine
Ragula, Boris     Against the Current: The Memoirs of Boris Ragula (as told to Dr. Inge Sanmiya)
Rappaport, Helen     No Place for Ladies: The Untold Story of Women in the Crimean War
Rasebotsa, N., Samuelson, M. & Thomas, K., eds.     Nobody Ever Said AIDS: Poems and Stories from Southern Africa
Rayfield, Donald     Anton Chekhov. A Life
Roth, Philip     Nemesis
Rothman, D. J.,et al., eds.     Medicine and Western Civilization
Rothman, Sheila     Living in the Shadow of Death
Roueche, Berton     The Medical Detectives
Sacks, Oliver     The Island of the Colorblind
Salber, Eva J.     The Mind is Not the Heart
Sappol, Michael     A Traffic of Dead Bodies: Anatomy and Embodied Social Identity in Nineteenth-Century America
Schweitzer, Albert     Out of My Life and Thought
Selwyn, Peter     Surviving the Fall: The Personal Journey of an AIDS Doctor
Selzer, Richard     The Exact Location of the Soul
Sherwood, Joan     Infection of the Innocents: Wet Nurses, Infants, and Syphilis in France
Showalter, Elaine     Hystories: Hysterical Epidemics and Modern Culture
Skloot, Rebecca     The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Slocum, Milton Jonathan     Manhattan Country Doctor: A Memoir
Sontag, Susan     AIDS and Its Metaphors
    Illness as Metaphor
Souljah, Sister     The Coldest Winter Ever
Squiers, Carol     The Body at Risk: Photography of Disorder, Illness, and Healing
Starr, Paul     The Social Transformation of American Medicine
Sweet, Victoria     God's Hotel: A Doctor, A Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine
Talarigo, Jeff     The Pearl Diver
Tanielian, T. & Jaycox, L. H., eds.     Invisible Wounds of War
Taylor, Sheila Ortiz     Coachella
Tayman, John     The Colony: The Harrowing True Story of the Exiles of Molokai
Thilliez, Franck     Syndrome E
Tucker, Neely     Love in the Driest Season
Valdiserri, Ronald O.     Gardening in Clay
Verghese, Abraham     My Own Country: A Doctor's Story of a Town and Its People in the Age of AIDS
Voigt, Ellen Bryant     Kyrie
Ward, Mary Augusta (Mrs. Humphry)     Marcella
Warren, Samuel     Passages from the Diary of a Late Physician
Wells, H. G. (Herbert George)     The Stolen Bacillus
Wertham, Fredric     Seduction of the Innocent
Wiggins, Marianne     Evidence of Things Unseen
Williams, Guy     The Age of Agony: The Art of Healing, 1700-1800
    The Age of Miracles: Medicine and Surgery in the Nineteenth Century
Williams, Terry Tempest     The Village Watchman
Winter, Alison     Mesmerized: Powers of Mind in Victorian Britain
Young, Audrey     The House of Hope and Fear: Life in a Big City Hospital
Zwerdling, Michael     Postcards of Nursing: A Worldwide Tribute


Kaikkonnen, Gus Romains, Jules     Dr. Knock, or The Triumph of Medicine